Denver Broncos Wide Receiver Done for the Year

The Denver Broncos will be without one of their pass catchers for the rest of the year. According to Denver7's Troy Renck, wide receiver KJ Hamler will miss the final five games of the season with a hamstring injury.

Hamler has missed the last four games with a hamstring injury suffered in a Week 8 21-17 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. He aggravated the injury in training in early December. He ends his season with seven receptions for 165 yards.

Hamler's unavailability will be another hit to a struggling Broncos offense that ranks last in the league in points scored. At 3-9, the Broncos are likely beyond redeeming anyway, but they'll also be without wide receiver Courtland Sutton this week against the Kansas City Chiefs. Sutton leads the Broncos with 52 receptions for 688 yards.

Hamler initially joined the Broncos as their 46th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. He flashed promise as a rookie, nabbing 30 receptions for 381 yards, but injuries have limited him to 10 appearances over the past two seasons. He'll hope to come back healthy for a productive 2023, the final year of his rookie contract.

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